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Hi guys. i am checking heat resistancy/susceptibility of my arabidopsis mutant. First i grow seeds on MS for 1 week and do heat treatment at 45 degree for 70 mins and allow it to recover for 3...
02 February 2015 2,910 2 View
Growing near Emerald, Queensland, Australia. Suspected Amaranthaceae. Herbaceous, maximum height 1.5 metres; leaves glabrous, alternate; inflorescence slender, spike-like; all flowers bisexual,...
02 February 2015 6,526 9 View
How to determine the importance value index for the epiphytic orchid?
01 February 2015 7,749 3 View
I am looking for help in identifying seeds in the diet of waterfowl in California. In Europe, we have for example http://pierre.legagneux.free.fr/index.html as well as a digital seed atlas for the...
28 January 2015 8,321 6 View
We are interested in the identification of processes leading to rapid germination in grains and need an effective means of monitoring this process. We currently use physical inspection which has...
27 January 2015 1,500 7 View
For example, if I dip an Arabidopsis plant today, will flowers that appear one week from today still be capable of being transformed? This is assuming "normative" growth conditions (ie, 20 degrees...
25 January 2015 200 13 View
It is very important to decide maintan or cut down big trees on the streets before strong winds/storm come specially.
15 January 2015 4,960 11 View
I visually scored the symptoms of frost stress on leaves (loss of leaf turgidity and loss of leaf color). I would like to estimate AUSP.. I have 189 genotypes and they were evaluated under three...
12 January 2015 2,884 7 View
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Dormant and Non Dormant Embryo.
11 January 2015 3,897 13 View
Does anyone know a good germination protocol for Campanula glomerata without using gibberellic acid (GA3)? We have seeds originating from various wild populations from Belgium and France. When...
11 January 2015 3,305 17 View
I am trying to do some stress related assays on plants and have limited amount of tissue. When searching literature for catalase assay, I found protocols where tissues are used for doing catalase...
08 January 2015 6,230 4 View
I have LAI 2200 equipment however, I do not know how to use it! The website of Bioscience has no information about the use. Can someone explain to me, step by step, how to measure the LAI into the...
06 January 2015 7,872 3 View
Under ME, dispersal rates are high enough to alter population abundances regardless of patch suitability, therefore maladapted species may be more prone to appear under MEs, and these maldapted...
30 December 2014 165 1 View
I am comparing carbon fixation of different plant species and was wondering whether a list of the photosynthetic capacity of different species exists.
30 December 2014 750 5 View
Which one of the two relations is more appropriate for the calculation of importance value index for a species? IVI= Relative density + Relative frequency + Relative cover (Reference: ECOLOGICAL...
29 December 2014 5,142 15 View
As we know, the life cycle of the leaves of evergreen trees are more as compared to the deciduous trees why it is?
29 December 2014 9,993 6 View
I have no direct measurement, but tree trunks and branches seem to me a lot more important in terms of reserves for their position and size relative to roots.
27 December 2014 9,596 10 View
Jorgensen in 1986 working with petunias stumbled across RNAi. He inserted transgenic copies of chalcone synthase, a limiting enzyme in the synthesis of the flower's purple pigment, but instead of...
13 December 2014 6,385 3 View
During direct regeneration of Chickpea, the shoot tips start to get brown just after a few day of sub-culturing to multiple shooting medium or to rooting medium and stop responding. What may be...
02 December 2014 2,312 4 View
I need these quickly.
01 December 2014 846 5 View
I want to have information about the introduction period of exotic plants in the Mascarene Islands. I would appreciate if you could suggest me some open access online sources.
01 December 2014 8,555 3 View
I am looking for photos and drawings of cross - sectional area of rhizomes of the following species: 1. Broadleaf cattail Typha latifolia 2. Reed sweet grass Glyceria maxima 3. Common reed...
01 December 2014 1,958 5 View
I obtained higher yield of raw DNA from in-house protocol. When purified with qiagen I found that samples were having murkiness in solution and the nanodrop ratios were also very low. Have you...
01 December 2014 5,190 3 View